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This course is approved by the California Acupuncture Board for 10 CEU’s, provider number 1785, and pending approval for 10 PDA’s with NCCAOM

In-person on May 4 & 5, 2024, 9am-3pm each day with a lunch break from 12pm-1pm

The Neoclassical Acupuncture system is a results-oriented, palpatory system that yields immediate results on both root and symptomatic levels. Join Dr. Slate Burris for a unique opportunity to learn the complete Neoclassical Acupuncture Meridian Level treatment in a live in-person format, with plenty of time for treatment and feedback from Dr. Burris. For people who have already taken the Foundation Course online, it is a great opportunity to master this aspect of this system, which is normally not covered in the Foundation and Advanced Masterclasses. There are no prerequisites for this course, so it is for newcomers and experienced alumni alike!

Register Here

 

Course Description

The main theme for Day 1 of the Masterclass is Energetic Engineering, this can be defined as understanding the interconnectivity between the meridians and the use of this understanding to open (and close) them at will. Participants will learn a revolutionary approach in which up to 3 meridians can be opened with one needle. Opening a meridian implies removing pain along the entire length of a meridian. This level is still considered symptomatic to some extent, as the practitioner would need to know the area of sensitivity before the treatment takes place. Proper point location via patient feedback will also be discussed and demonstrated. As this is a Masterclass, for the last part of today’s class, students will be treating under instructor supervision. There will also be plenty of demonstrations.

Day 2, a new ‘rule’ will also be introduced which permits the participant to open 4 meridians with one needle. This new technique is important as it allows us to enter into the day’s main theme: Energetic Architecture. In this new method, the participant’s knowledge of Energetic Engineering (the interconnectivity of meridians) will be put to use to examine a meta-structure of the meridians with which with one needle all meridians can be opened instantaneously. Here we will penetrate the deepest level of the meridian system and in a majority of cases at least 60-70% of symptomatic complaints can be removed with just one needle, without knowing the symptoms beforehand. Additional techniques will be taught, such as the “sweeping errant energy,” and how to close meridians (in order to avoid doing so accidentally). As this is a Masterclass, for the last part of today’s class, students will be treating under instructor supervision. There will also be plenty of demonstrations.

Click here to learn more about Neoclassical Acupuncture.

Course Objectives

 

Course Instructor

Dr. Slate Burris

Dr. Slate Burris received his degree in Philosophy at Bucknell University. After a year in China under the tutelage of Master Wang Si Ping, he completed his Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. He later received his Doctorate from Pacific
College of Oriental medicine.

He moved to Mexico in 2008 to organize free clinics in the mountains of Oaxaca and Michoacan. He was for several years an ardent student of Kiiko Matsumoto’s and Tung’s styles of acupuncture. Through his study in the classics and clinical experience, over the past decade and a half he has developed Neoclassical Acupuncture, a palpatory technique based on a 6 element model with instant results on both root and symptomatic levels. In the last couple of years, Neoclassical Acupuncture has become one of the fastest growing movements in the acupuncture world today.

In 2019 Dr. Burris published the book Neoclassical Acupuncture. A Russian translation of the same was released in September 2021, while a Spanish version was published in 2022. He was the main speaker at the 15th Annual All-Russian Conference of Acupuncturists 2020 as well as 3rd Annual All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference 2022. He still lives in Mexico with his wife, 2 children, and faithful dog, from where he travels extensively, training thousands of acupuncturists in Mexico, Russia, Europe, Australia and the US.

 

Pricing

Early Discount $675 if $150 non-refundable deposit paid prior to April 3, 2024.

Regular Price $795

 

Refund Policy

Regular Price payments and remaining payments of early discount (after deposit) are 70% reimbursable up to two weeks prior to the course start. They are non-reimbursable after that.

 

Contact Information

Questions? Reach out to neoacupuntura@gmail.com or through WhatsApp 52 241 147 7558

 

Register Here

This course is approved by the California Acupuncture Board for 8 hours of Category 1 CEU’s. Provider #436

Join us on AIMC campus for this In-person Course, 9am-6pm, Saturday, July 13, 2024

About this Course:

Rooted in the Classics, this course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to support individuals affected by cancer using Chinese Medicine. During this course you will:

By the end of this course, you will be equipped with the necessary tools and insights to effectively integrate supportive cancer care into your practice, fostering holistic well-being and support for those in need.

About the Instructor:

Dr. Amy Chang

Dr. Amy Chang majored in Dance and English at UC Berkeley. She began studying shiatsu and tuīná massage in her senior year of college, received a Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences in Oakland, and later completed her Doctor of Oriental Medicine at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland. She taught and supervised clinic at AIMC from 2018-2020, during which time she started the clinical externship program between AIMC and Charlotte Maxwell Complimentary Clinic for underserved women with cancer.

Amy began practicing in a multidisciplinary free clinic of Black Rock City and led the Healing Tent of the HeeBeeGeeBee Healers, serving as a resident acupuncturist for six days every summer. In 2017, she studied Chinese medicine briefly in China and Japan, and was inspired by Dr. Huang Huang to read the Shānghán Lùn over a single weekend. As one of the few Chinese-Americans with native fluency in Mandarin Chinese, Amy Chang has always wanted to serve as a bridge between the culture of her heritage and the country of her birth. In 2021, Dr. Chang published A Field Guide to the Huángdì Nèijīng Sùwèn. Her plan to publish a second book, A Field Guide to the Huángdì Nèijīng Língshū, which she began writing in 2019, was interrupted by the global pandemic and the decision to gestate and birth a child in 2022. She hopes to contribute more books to the field of Chinese medicine in America someday, maybe when her toddler goes to school.

For this course, Dr. Chang has collected techniques and insights from modern masters such as Dr. Huang Huang, Dr. Hao Liu, and Dr. Kathleen Lumiere, many of whom practice in the United States. Amy’s personal interest in oncology began when her brother died of pancreatic cancer in 2010, when she was still a clinic intern at ACCHS. In the thirteen years of practice since, Dr. Chang has seen cancer patients in community acupuncture and home hospice settings. When working with people with cancer, she focuses on integrative care during active treatment, mental/emotional wellness, and post-chemo life quality recovery.

Student Participation Statement: Per the California Acupuncture Board, non-licensed AIMC students may not needle during CEU classes even with licensed AIMC supervisors present.

Disclosure Statement: No products or services will be for sale at the conclusion of the course.

Refunds and Cancellations: Read about our Refund and Cancellation Policy

Questions: Email CEU@AIMC.edu

 

Neoclassical Acupuncture Meridian Level Masterclass (In-Person)

AIMC Berkeley 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA, United States

This course is approved by the California Acupuncture Board for 10 CEU’s, provider number 1785, and pending approval for 10 PDA’s with NCCAOM

In-person on May 4 & 5, 2024, 9am-3pm each day with a lunch break from 12pm-1pm

The Neoclassical Acupuncture system is a results-oriented, palpatory system that yields immediate results on both root and symptomatic levels. Join Dr. Slate Burris for a unique opportunity to learn the complete Neoclassical Acupuncture Meridian Level treatment in a live in-person format, with plenty of time for treatment and feedback from Dr. Burris. For people who have already taken the Foundation Course online, it is a great opportunity to master this aspect of this system, which is normally not covered in the Foundation and Advanced Masterclasses. There are no prerequisites for this course, so it is for newcomers and experienced alumni alike!

 

Course Description

The main theme for Day 1 of the Masterclass is Energetic Engineering, this can be defined as understanding the interconnectivity between the meridians and the use of this understanding to open (and close) them at will. Participants will learn a revolutionary approach in which up to 3 meridians can be opened with one needle. Opening a meridian implies removing pain along the entire length of a meridian. This level is still considered symptomatic to some extent, as the practitioner would need to know the area of sensitivity before the treatment takes place. Proper point location via patient feedback will also be discussed and demonstrated. As this is a Masterclass, for the last part of today’s class, students will be treating under instructor supervision. There will also be plenty of demonstrations.

Day 2, a new ‘rule’ will also be introduced which permits the participant to open 4 meridians with one needle. This new technique is important as it allows us to enter into the day’s main theme: Energetic Architecture. In this new method, the participant’s knowledge of Energetic Engineering (the interconnectivity of meridians) will be put to use to examine a meta-structure of the meridians with which with one needle all meridians can be opened instantaneously. Here we will penetrate the deepest level of the meridian system and in a majority of cases at least 60-70% of symptomatic complaints can be removed with just one needle, without knowing the symptoms beforehand. Additional techniques will be taught, such as the “sweeping errant energy,” and how to close meridians (in order to avoid doing so accidentally). As this is a Masterclass, for the last part of today’s class, students will be treating under instructor supervision. There will also be plenty of demonstrations.

Click here to learn more about Neoclassical Acupuncture.

Course Objectives

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the various levels of treatment of Neoclassical Acupuncture
  • Learn a technique with which the practitioner can open any meridian with just one needle
  • Learn effective point location via instant feedback in patients results
  • Learn to open 4 meridians with one needle via NCA Energetic Engineering
  • Learn to open all meridians with one needle (removing symptoms in the
    process) via NCA Energetic Architecture
  • Learn to close meridians (in order to avoid doing so accidentally)

 

Course Instructor

Dr. Slate Burris

Dr. Slate Burris received his degree in Philosophy at Bucknell University. After a year in China under the tutelage of Master Wang Si Ping, he completed his Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. He later received his Doctorate from Pacific
College of Oriental medicine.

He moved to Mexico in 2008 to organize free clinics in the mountains of Oaxaca and Michoacan. He was for several years an ardent student of Kiiko Matsumoto’s and Tung’s styles of acupuncture. Through his study in the classics and clinical experience, over the past decade and a half he has developed Neoclassical Acupuncture, a palpatory technique based on a 6 element model with instant results on both root and symptomatic levels. In the last couple of years, Neoclassical Acupuncture has become one of the fastest growing movements in the acupuncture world today.

In 2019 Dr. Burris published the book Neoclassical Acupuncture. A Russian translation of the same was released in September 2021, while a Spanish version was published in 2022. He was the main speaker at the 15th Annual All-Russian Conference of Acupuncturists 2020 as well as 3rd Annual All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference 2022. He still lives in Mexico with his wife, 2 children, and faithful dog, from where he travels extensively, training thousands of acupuncturists in Mexico, Russia, Europe, Australia and the US.

 

Pricing

Early Discount $675 if $150 non-refundable deposit paid prior to April 3, 2024.

Regular Price $795

 

Refund Policy

Regular Price payments and remaining payments of early discount (after deposit) are 70% reimbursable up to two weeks prior to the course start. They are non-reimbursable after that.

 

Contact Information

Questions? Reach out to neoacupuntura@gmail.com or through WhatsApp 52 241 147 7558

 

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Herb Walk: Native California Herbs Field Trip 2024

Mt. Tamalpais 3801 Panoramic Hwy, Mill Valley, CA, United States

This course has been approved by the California Acupuncture Board, Provider Number 436, for 8 hours of Continuing Education.

About “Native California Herbs in the Clinic & in the Field” :

DAY 1: 2-hour Informational Webinar, May 17th 5:30pm – 7:30 pm
DAY 2: Field Trip to Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, May 18th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

In this hands-on course, students will begin to learn how to incorporate local California herbs into TCM clinical practice. Students will gain understanding of the identification and use of native California medicinal plants within the system of TCM and TCM herbal formulation. We also review the TCM systems of taste and temperature and 5 Elements as the foundation of understanding medicinal properties of plants, and how they can be applied to our local California flora. Day 1 of the course is a brief evening meeting to introduce the subject. Day 2 of the course is a field trip where students learn about and observe the plants in their natural habitat. Plant ID, basic field botany and sustainable wild harvesting are covered. Practices such as meditation, observation of nature, and qigong will be included to deepen students’ understanding.

By the conclusion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Be acquainted with plant identification and morphology, botanical classification, and clinical uses of native California plants, as they relate to the system of TCM
  • Understand the TCM systems of herbal taste and temperature, and 5 Elements, and their application to the medicinal properties of native California plants.
  • Understand some of the ways local California herbs can be incorporated into clinical practice and TCM formulation.
  • Understand ethical and ecologically sound harvesting practices of wild plants.

Learning Materials: Students are required to provide their own transportation to the field trip, which will be within an hours drive of AIMC. Students will need sturdy walking shoes, and the ability to walk 3-4 miles over the course of the day. Students will need to bring a notebook, pen, lunch, and water.

About the Instructor:

Dr. Athene Eisenhardt

Dr. Athene Eisenhardt, DAIM LAc., AIMC Professor of Herbology, found her path in medicine by way of the plant world. Working professionally as a field botanist for Yosemite National Park led her to begin wildcrafting and using native California plants as medicine, and to study the Taoist 5 elements in nature. She maintains a private practice in Oakland, CA where she offers 5 Element Acupuncture, Sound Healing, and Integrative Herbal Medicine.  Visit her website to learn more: www.atheneisenhardt.com

 

 

 

 

Disclosure Statement: No products or services will be for sale at the conclusion of the course

Read about our Refund and Cancellation Policy.

 

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Acupuncture as a Profession: Open House

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

JOIN US ONLINE: Monday, May 27, 6-7:30 PM

During the Online Open House, we will give a comprehensive overview of our Masters and Doctorate programs including curriculum, schedules, tuition, financial aid, our clinic and telehealth program, and online Herbal Pharmacy.

If you attend and decide to apply for the Fall 2024 term, your application fee of $100 will be waived.

Fall term begins September 3rd.

To RSVP for the Open House & receive the Zoom link, sign up below. We look forward to meeting you!

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Doctoral Completion Program: Open House

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

JOIN US ONLINE: Wednesday, May 29, 6-7:30 PM

During the Online Open House, we will give a comprehensive overview of our Doctoral completion program including curriculum, schedules, tuition, financial aid, our clinic program, and online Herbal Pharmacy.

If you attend and decide to apply for the Fall 2024 term, your application fee of $100 will be waived.

Fall term begins September 3rd.

To RSVP for the Open House & receive the Zoom link, sign up below. We look forward to meeting you!

...

Doctoral Completion Program: Open House

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

JOIN US ONLINE: Monday, June 24, 6-7:30 PM

During the Online Open House, we will give a comprehensive overview of our Doctoral completion program including curriculum, schedules, tuition, financial aid, our clinic program, and online Herbal Pharmacy.

If you attend and decide to apply for the Fall 2024 term, your application fee of $100 will be waived.

Fall term begins September 3rd.

To RSVP for the Open House & receive the Zoom link, sign up below. We look forward to meeting you!

...

Acupuncture as a Profession: Open House

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

JOIN US ONLINE: Wednesday, June 26, 6-7:30 PM

During the Online Open House, we will give a comprehensive overview of our Masters and Doctorate programs including curriculum, schedules, tuition, financial aid, our clinic and telehealth program, and online Herbal Pharmacy.

If you attend and decide to apply for the Fall 2024 term, your application fee of $100 will be waived.

Fall term begins September 3rd.

To RSVP for the Open House & receive the Zoom link, sign up below. We look forward to meeting you!

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Supporting Cancer Patients with Chinese Medicine

This course is approved by the California Acupuncture Board for 8 hours of Category 1 CEU’s. Provider #436

Join us on AIMC campus for this In-person Course, 9am-6pm, Saturday, July 13, 2024

About this Course:

Rooted in the Classics, this course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to support individuals affected by cancer using Chinese Medicine. During this course you will:

  • 1. Acquire a basic understanding of how to provide supportive therapies to people with cancer using Chinese Medicine. 
  • 2. Learn about Jīng Fāng and TCM herbal strategies for managing side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. 
  • 3. Hands-on introduction to classical acupuncture strategies for supporting cancer patients, cancer survivors, and caregivers/the bereaved.
  •  4. Discuss related topics like grief, burnout, hospice vs hospital care, and relate them to classical Chinese medical references. 
  • 5. Gain confidence, humility, and willingness to support people with cancer using Chinese medicine.

By the end of this course, you will be equipped with the necessary tools and insights to effectively integrate supportive cancer care into your practice, fostering holistic well-being and support for those in need.

About the Instructor:

Dr. Amy Chang

Dr. Amy Chang majored in Dance and English at UC Berkeley. She began studying shiatsu and tuīná massage in her senior year of college, received a Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences in Oakland, and later completed her Doctor of Oriental Medicine at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland. She taught and supervised clinic at AIMC from 2018-2020, during which time she started the clinical externship program between AIMC and Charlotte Maxwell Complimentary Clinic for underserved women with cancer.

Amy began practicing in a multidisciplinary free clinic of Black Rock City and led the Healing Tent of the HeeBeeGeeBee Healers, serving as a resident acupuncturist for six days every summer. In 2017, she studied Chinese medicine briefly in China and Japan, and was inspired by Dr. Huang Huang to read the Shānghán Lùn over a single weekend. As one of the few Chinese-Americans with native fluency in Mandarin Chinese, Amy Chang has always wanted to serve as a bridge between the culture of her heritage and the country of her birth. In 2021, Dr. Chang published A Field Guide to the Huángdì Nèijīng Sùwèn. Her plan to publish a second book, A Field Guide to the Huángdì Nèijīng Língshū, which she began writing in 2019, was interrupted by the global pandemic and the decision to gestate and birth a child in 2022. She hopes to contribute more books to the field of Chinese medicine in America someday, maybe when her toddler goes to school.

For this course, Dr. Chang has collected techniques and insights from modern masters such as Dr. Huang Huang, Dr. Hao Liu, and Dr. Kathleen Lumiere, many of whom practice in the United States. Amy’s personal interest in oncology began when her brother died of pancreatic cancer in 2010, when she was still a clinic intern at ACCHS. In the thirteen years of practice since, Dr. Chang has seen cancer patients in community acupuncture and home hospice settings. When working with people with cancer, she focuses on integrative care during active treatment, mental/emotional wellness, and post-chemo life quality recovery.

Student Participation Statement: Per the California Acupuncture Board, non-licensed AIMC students may not needle during CEU classes even with licensed AIMC supervisors present.

Disclosure Statement: No products or services will be for sale at the conclusion of the course.

Refunds and Cancellations: Read about our Refund and Cancellation Policy

Questions: Email CEU@AIMC.edu

 

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Get Tickets $117.00 – $216.00 30 tickets left

Acupuncture as a Profession: Open House

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

JOIN US ONLINE: Monday, July 29, 6-7:30 PM,

During the Online Open House, we will give a comprehensive overview of our Masters and Doctorate programs including curriculum, schedules, tuition, financial aid, our clinic and telehealth program, and online Herbal Pharmacy.

If you attend and decide to apply for the Fall 2024 term, your application fee of $100 will be waived.

Fall term begins September 3rd.

To RSVP for the Open House & receive the Zoom link, sign up below. We look forward to meeting you!

...

Doctoral Completion Program: Open House

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

JOIN US ONLINE: Wednesday, July 31, 6-7:30 PM

During the Online Open House, we will give a comprehensive overview of our Doctoral completion program including curriculum, schedules, tuition, financial aid, our clinic program, and online Herbal Pharmacy.

If you attend and decide to apply for the Fall 2024 term, your application fee of $100 will be waived.

Fall term begins September 3rd.

To RSVP for the Open House & receive the Zoom link, sign up below. We look forward to meeting you!

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MEDICAL QIGONG: MODULE 1 (IN-PERSON or LIVE WEBINAR)

2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA, United States
Virtual Event Virtual Event

MOD 1 : Introduction to Medical Qigong Therapy in Clinical Practice
pending CAB approval for 14 CEU hours, provider #436
Prerequisites: None. Open to all levels
Module 1 of a 6 module certificate program.  May be taken as a stand-alone course.
Option to attend in-person* or via Live Streamed Webinar.

In this course, you will learn the foundations of medical qigong practice, Chinese medicine theory and an introduction to Daoist medicine as it pertains to emotions, stress and wellness. You will learn basic hands-on-healing medical qigong diagnostic and treatment techniques you can easily incorporate into any clinical practice.

You will learn and practice the six healing sounds qigong and several Daoist meditations for clinical boundary setting, energy cultivation and conservation skills.

*Requirements for in-person attendance: Anyone attending an in-person module is currently required to either provide proof of full vaccination OR provide a negative PCR test from within the last 3 days. This must be provided upon entry on the first day of the class. A symptom screening and temperature check will also be administered upon entry into the building. Those who are unable to provide documentation or do not pass the screening may opt to attend the session virtually.

Click here for more information on the Medical Qigong certificate program.

Please click here for our Refund and Cancellation Policy

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Get Tickets $300.00 – $425.00